Inspiration Shoot | Elegant Calligraphy for a Vodka & Caviar Editorial Shoot by Karson Butler Events + Jodi Miller Photography

When Amber & Emily from Karson Butler Events reached out to us about participating in a shoot styled with Vodka and Caviar, how could we say no? They designed such a stunningly elegant shoot with some of our very favorite DC area vendors, and we're all for this romantic, classic vibe! Check out the gorgeous photos below by Jody Miller Photography. Vendor Credits: Planning and Styling: Karson [...]

February 16th, 2017|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Reception Ideas, Decor|

How to Use Our New Spring Inks

To say we are excited about our new spring ink colors is an understatement. Don't you just love the unicorn-bubblegum-pastel color palette? You can buy them as a pack of three or a pack of six. We can’t wait to see how you use them! Baby shower decorations? Easter brunch invites? Spring / summer wedding details? These colors have endless possibilities. We think they look great contrasted with a black envelope [...]

Working with Marble Tiles

Working with marble tiles has become increasing popular in the wedding & event industry. They are quite beautiful & offer a fun alternative to standard paper escort or place cards. You can write on them with paint pens or you can still use dip pen & ink. If using a dip pen & ink, we recommend spraying them with a fixative to avoid rubbing off [...]

January 24th, 2017|Calligraphy, Reception Ideas, Calligraphy Business 101|

{Inspiration Shoot} Pointed-Pen Calligraphy Details in Cyanotype Editorial by Cheers Darling Events + Lisa Blume

When Kaitlin from Cheers Darling Events reached out about participating in a shoot centered around the beautiful blues of cyanotype, we were all on board! Check out the images below by Lisa Blume Photography for some elegant "something blue" inspiration then hop over to Paprika Southern for the full article on the shoot! Vendor Credits: Photography: Lisa Blume Photography Stylist: Cheers Darling Events Location: Brockington Hall Spot [...]

November 10th, 2016|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Reception Ideas|

{Real Wedding} Envelope Calligraphy & Wood Signage for Elizabeth Duncan Events + Lisa Blume

These Lisa Blume photos for couple Kathryn & Ryan are simply gorgeous! We love seeing all the details and decor from our friends at Elizabeth Duncan Events. They did such an amazing job bringing the couples' vision and all the vendors' work to life. Take a peek below for some romantic inspiration! Congratulations to Kathryn and Ryan and to everyone who added their special touch to this wedding! Vendor [...]

November 4th, 2016|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Reception Ideas, Real Weddings|

{Real Wedding} Lauryn Prattes Events + Abby Jiu Photography

Things have been crazy around the studio lately with so much workshop travel, winding down on summer weddings, and gearing up for the holiday season, so we've been a bit quiet on the blogging front! We're back today with this beautiful Greek infused wedding from Lauryn Prattes Events & Abby Jiu. Our favorite component is the gorgeous handing escort card display...with the beautiful Amaryllis Inc [...]

{Real Wedding} Jessica Rourke Design + Chris Isham Photography

We're still crazy for rose gold around here, so this rose gold, full calligraphy invitation suite was just up our alley! We loved working with Jessica Rourke to create this suite for her clients and are even more smitten with the full design she pulled together for the wedding itself. The gorgeous florals by Fern Studio + the romantic lace and details...swoon! Check out below [...]

September 27th, 2016|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Reception Ideas, Real Weddings|

{Real Wedding} Evoke DC Events + Abby Jiu Photography

The Decatur House was the perfect venue for this Washington DC wedding! Brad and Lily were also featured on Style Me Pretty, where you can read a little more about their love story and how they met! But until then, take a peek at these gorgeous images from the incredible Abby Jiu!   Vendor Credits: Planner - Evoke DC Photographer - Abby Jiu Florals & Design - David [...]

August 24th, 2016|Calligraphy, Wedding Stationery, Reception Ideas, Real Weddings, Decor|

{Real Wedding} Grit & Grace Inc + Adam Barnes Photography

So when we say our designer friends think of everything...we mean they think of everything! When Laura from Grit & Grace Inc came to us with the idea of hanging cutting board escort display, we were a bit stumped, but ready to task on our part in the task. To say that we were blown away by the finished look would be an understatement! This [...]

August 18th, 2016|Calligraphy, Reception Ideas, Real Weddings, Decor|

{Real Wedding} Soco Events + Tec Pataja Photography

This East Coast wedding by Jen at Soco Events is truly stunning & the adorable couple is pretty great, too! The entire set-up took nearly a week for the tent installation & floral displays and the finished look could not be any more beautiful. We were happy to provide a variety of custom laser cut signs {mojitos, anyone?} as well as a collection of wood boards [...]

August 9th, 2016|Reception Ideas, Real Weddings, Decor|